2021 Perth Mint JAMES BOND DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER 50th ANNIVERSARY 1oz SILVER PROOF COLOURED COIN
PLEASE NOTE: This coin is delayed from the Perth Mint with delivery expected late November
This coin celebrates the fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond, also known as 007.Created by author Ian Fleming in 1953, producers Albert R. ‘Cubby’ Broccoli and Harry Saltzman brought Bond to cinema screens for the first time in 1962 with Dr. No. Almost 60 years later James Bond continues to entertain and excite audiences around the world in one of the longest running and successful film franchises.
James Bond is one of a handful of elite agents with a ‘licence to kill’, denoted by a code name beginning with ‘00’.
In Diamonds Are Forever, released in 1971, Bond tracks SPECTRE boss Blofeld to the US where he discovers his evil nemesis is stockpiling diamonds to power a space-based laser weapon. Played by Sean Connery, 007 must neutralise the satellite and prevent the supervillain from carrying out his latest threat to global stability.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 1ozof 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the James Bond Diamonds Are Forever 50thAnniversary 2021 1oz Silver Proof Coloured Coin.
The coin’s reverse design features a moon buggy 007 uses to escape across the Nevada desert and the Bond Family Crest bearing the motto ORBIS NON SUFFICIT (the world is not enough) and the number 50, as well as the iconic diamond satellite and inscription ‘DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER’.
The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse with the coin’s 2021 year-date, weight, purity and monetary denomination.
Each coin is presented in a 007 branded case within a themed shipper and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
- Silver Content - 1 Troy oz
- Denomination - 1 TVD
- Fineness - 99.99% Purity
- Minimum Gross Weight - 31.107g
- Maximum Diameter - 40.90mm
- Maximum Thickness - 3.50mm
- Maximum Mintage - 5,000